Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: https://thechaindrive.com. We do not redirect to other domains for information. This site is hosted on a private server and is under a single domain.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When visitors use the contact forms on the site we collect the data that is voluntarily entered. into the form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to Google or other statistic gathering third party.

Media

If you upload files to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. While we don’t keep data on our servers, it does pass through the server to our administrators machines. We are not responsible for data left attached to images and other files.

Contact forms

If you submit data through our contact forms, you are agreeing to allow us to add you to the email list. Our form data that is collected is held privately on an administrators machine. This data is not hosted on the website. Furthermore, any data we collect, we do not sell to a third party.

Cookies

If you use a form on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you use the form again. These cookies will last for one month but this time frame may change at any time.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

Who we share your data with

We do not share your data with any other party. Only a select few have access to any of your data in our office. We take your data seriously. We will not share it with a third party.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

None of your contact information is shared with anyone. The only time it can be made available to another party is in compliance with a legal investigation and/or with a legitimized warrant from a public official.

Additional information

How we protect your data

None of your contact information is shared with anyone. The only time it can be made available to another party is in compliance with a legal investigation and/or with a legitimized warrant from a public official.

Your information is secured offline whenever possible. When not possible it is only maintained on one hard drive that is reasonably secured in an office without remote access.

What data breach procedures we have in place

Our office has been thoroughly audited for digital security. While we can not protect against everything, we have made every reasonable attempt to keep our data secure. This is a high priority for our company. This priority is not only for our protection but also for yours.

What third parties we receive data from

We do not share information with third parties. The only time a third party may receive any data is for analytic or verification purposes. The only information sent to these parties is for validation on reCAPTCHA. We will comply with any requirements for official release of data in the event the law requires it.

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

We do not have an intention at this time to use our data for profiling for any purposes other than marketing.

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

Our industry does not require any disclosures at this time. Although we attempt to offer an open policy. Any time that you have questions about what is happening with your data, if it is not addressed here, please contact us and we will attempt to address it in any way possible. If it is unclear here, please alert us to that and we will attempt to update our policy as needed.

This policy is accurate as of January 2020. It is subject to change at any time. If you feel there is a conflict or error, please contact us immediately at The Chain Drive